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CNBC
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
should point out energy is very strong today. that, of course, has been one of the leaders for stocks this year. they are powering the market higher as well today with the dow just off the highs, up 86 points. the nasdaq's up 12 points right now at 3148. the s&p is up 10-plus points right now at 1461. maria. >> all right, bill. the minutes from the federal reserve september policy meeting today out shedding little new light on the fed's future plans, but of course tomorrow's september jobs report will off more clues about the health of the economy. we're going to get some thoughts about what to expect out of the jobs numbers and from this rally. >> everybody is on board. steve, how about some of the hits, runs, and errors from those feds minutes? it didn't move the markets to any great degree today. >> i think we knew where people stood. the voting members are more or less in favor of the policy that came out, which was the one, the open-ended quantitative easing. the non-voters, there are more objections there. that's where more of the hawks are in the current rotation of the fomc. i
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
friday. and a handful came from the energy and utility sectors. jackie joins us with those details. >> good afternoon. before we get to the names, i want to take a look at broader performance in energy and utilities because the story we see there is a tale of two sectors, if you pardon the pun. s&p 500 energy sector, up roughly 11% in the last three months, outperforming the broader index and second best performing sector overall. the utilities have been flat and are the worst performer for the time period. having said that, one of the standout performers that has bucked the trend in the utility sector has been one oak, investors liking this utility company because of the 33 cent dividend and projecting a dividend increase next year and a company with potential for growth. energy, dow components, chevron and exxonmobil have had stellar performance as of late. chevron hittingen all-time high in september. finally, cabot oil and gas, trading at all-time highs not seen since ipo in 1990. these are some names to watch. you know what, analysts out there saying they're not overbought at
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
think he's right on. i think she's a good choice for yahoo!. she's got a lot of energy, a lot of experience. you know, during my tenure, we had talked about personalization, of course mobile, you know, getting more engage ed users. i think she's right on the mark. she's a great gal. >> and the company recently sold its stake in ally baba, returned the cash to shareholders. was that a good move? under your tenure, the relationship was a bit strained, right? >> well, that was a little bit overblown, but we were actually working a long time to figure out the valuation and how to do this, at one time we had hoped, tax free. i'm very proud of the team, including my ex-cfo. they really put together a good plan with alibaba. which ever way they do it, probably share buy back, i actually have no idea, that's good for the shareholders. >> you know, it seems to me that it's a real crux or sort of a dilemma that you face when you're in technology and sort of a proponent of, you know, information flow across the world and dealing with a government that withholds information. how do you balan
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm EDT
strength elsewhere in the energy sector. even natural gas actually turning around and reversed course and has moved higher in this session. a lot of volume in the energy seconder to in this trading day. back to you. >> before you go, sharon, the timing of the announcement by netanyahu, either this takes a potential attack on iran by israel off the table before then or this is one big head fake. >> absolutely. in terms of the oil price and the way oil traders view these headlines, they see an announcement, they just see there could potentially be more instability in the region, and that is supportive enough of prices, regardless of what the actual outcome will be or is most likely to be. >> all right. sharon, thank you very much. >> okay. well, it's "sesame street" versus wall street. according to these ads, wall street is evil and supported by mitt romney. he's going to destroy "sesame street" as well. here's the ad. >> bernie madoff, ken lay. criminals, gluttons of greed. the evil genius who towered over them, one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
points, two-thirds of 1%. when you look at today's sector leaders, it's energy, financials, health care. all posting sharp gains at this hour. of course, the energy and materials sector were really the pressured sectors going quarter. bill? >> combination of risk on/risk off seconders that are doing well today. no clear direction from that standpoint. we're wondering whether today's market action is a sign of what's to come for the quarter. you saw the statistic earlier that said on average when you have a positive first day of the fourth quarter the dow is up 4% for the quarter. so what's to come this quarter? deborah of "the street" says she feels the market is destined to go higher and points out $22 billion came flooding out of equity mutual funds in the month of august, alone. show she feels that money is going to come flowing back for the investors who feel they missed out on the action, marie w ya. >> is deborah right? could we have this market meltup continue? cnbc contributor abigail doolittle suggests taking money off the table in the face of these gains. deborah, let me
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
weak energy was. down a percent as a group today. materials also lower. i want to show you this chart. this is from spoke investment group. since the market peaked in mid-september, they took a look at market trading in the s&p on an hour-by-hour basis. this is a typical trading chart since mid-september on a daily basis. we've had a little stutter step in the morning. then you get a small rally, sideways action, then the real selloff comes in the hour. their conclusion is that the so-called smart money, the hedge funds, private equity and so forth is where this is coming in and selling at end whereas the so-called, pardon the expression, dumb money has been coming in in the morning. warren myers, do you buy that notion? do you see that trade flow here at the new york stock exchange. >> we do see that to a bit. i would equate that to what's happening in europe. the global impact is so great that we watch the opening here. europe is still active. we follow them. if they happen to be up, we follow them. once europe closes, the only thing we have to be concerned about is what's going to
CNBC
Oct 5, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. energy, materials, and financials are supposed to be down and the overall down 5%. >> goldman says this is primarily about the fiscal cliff. do you agree? >> i think it's going to be very heavily earnings driven where you get china and europe in the picture too. i think fiscal cliff is partial. it will be a partial cliff. it won't be a huge dropoff. it will be a partial dropoff, in our humble opinion. we think the consumer and the low interest rates and europe and china mean you're not going to have much earnings next year. that's really our big call. >> are you scared after what he said? >> no, not at all. >> do you agree, disagree? >> it doesn't really change our view on what we're doing. we're buying cheap assets, things like emerging market equities that's trading at 12 times earnings. >> but if he's right, all those assets can get a lot cheaper in the next three months. >> true, true. but what the fed is doing in terms of pumping ining liquidit the market. it's pretty supportive. >> why so pessimistic though? give us a particular reason. most people think that if it's even clo
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
breakdown where energy prices are headed and what it means for your money. ♪ ♪ liz: have you been one of those people who are hanging onto netflix stock? it is up about 11% right now. it is our power mover. shares surging. netflix pick after morgan stanley upgraded the stock from overweight to equal weight. this was one of seven dollars stock just back in may. it has just not had a great move until today. if we show you the three your picture, then you get really depressed. that is what netflix used to look like. let's look at the fox 50 right now. weimar read than you do green. dell is number one at the moment. viacom coming up next. we have very thin volume. let's get to nicole petallides. what are you watching? nicole: i am taking a look at some of the banks. how about a look here at national bank of greece. it is not trading on friday. it is trading today. you can take a look at this big john. it is all on the heels of something that leaked out. that is a huge move. @alks about the fact that those national bank of greece was in a merge about talks. they got a big jump after the news
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
got a wonderful energy practice. we're going a lot of things. our mantra is we want to find our clients yield, growth, and inflation hedging. we're doing that across our real assets. energy, infrastructure, real estate, and that's something we're very well prepared to do and we've been able to partner with our clients and put a fair amount of capital in that space. i think that will continue to be a big area for the firm. >> what about technology? you know, larry ellison yesterday talking about growth from the cloud. that's obviously one of the themes within tech. what where are you seeing nunt tech? >> technology in the u.s. is 15% of our market cap. it's 3% in europe. it's a core competency in the u.s. what i think is happening right now is remember in 1998 the world turned down, but it was asia that was in trouble. the central banks put liquidity in and technology did well, particularly growth stocks. my view right now is instead of asia being in trouble, it's europe, but people are going to migrate towards some of the good growth stocks. you've seen that in names, you know,
FOX Business
Oct 5, 2012 3:00pm EDT
$18. oil is coming down as well. maybe we could also throw in dollar versus euro. >> energies love heavy. i think we are going lower. we got below $90 good we could not get back above. that is bearish for crude oil. down i think we go. overall, though, the economy is slowing down. supplies increasing in crude oil. down it goes. i think we see $86 crude oil. liz: if the weather here in cleveland is any indication of what will happen in new york, connecticut and new jersey, it is getting a little bit colder here. watch out. the dollar versus the euro. $1.30. what happened to our dollar? >> good afternoon. the dollar -- the trade was so crowded. everyone was trying to short the euro. we have a little bit of a rally. i think the dollar will show some strength you're coming in the next couple of weeks. i think the euro will come down much lower. 125-120 before the end of the year. i think the dollar will gain a lot more strength. liz: what happened sunday with the market? >> we are starting earnings season. i think the market will continue to turn. i think we are stuck between 1450 and
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
slowing demand. the impact of china and drop in oil prices making the energy sector the worst performing sector today. oil settling down by $3.75. i am here filling in for liz claman because liz claman is in cleveland, of ohio. her old stomping ground as part of the open for business series and liz will talk to business leaders to find out how the city turned itself around. we want to know. give us a preview. liz: is part of our fox business series open for business. how could cleveland not be? this is the place. i just landed and got to the ritz hotel and saw jimmy page in the elevator. i am kidding but this is the home of rock-and-roll. it is where the term rock-and-roll was coined but also where the traffic light was invented and the alkaline battery and a gas mask and electric light system. so much industry began here and so much is happening here. wait till you see what we are going to do the next two days. starting tomorrow through friday cleveland opened for business. we have got everybody in coming including we like to say he is a little bit country rock and roll. the
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
parts of the u.s. economy that are growing disproportionately. technology is one of them. energy is another one. allocate disproportionate amount of capital there. also, to invest in parts of the global economy. >> which is why you're investing in alibaba. >> that's the answer. >> which is why you're finding opportunities in places like china. thank you so much for joining us. good to see you as always. we appreciate it. up next, well deserved or wishful thinking? half of wall street employees expect higher bonuses this year. if they're right, will there be a backlash? or with the marks up double digits this year, is it deserved in. >>> later, should the government stop giving tax breaks to homeowners and banks to sell unwanted homes? your tax dollars helping to finance these folks. stick around for this debate. >>> also, are healthy profits on the menu the nation's restaurant? jane wells with that story. back in a moment. you. we know you. we know you have to rise early... and work late, with not enough sleep in between. how you sometimes need to get over to that exit, like, right
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
wind or how the energy is created. they ignore that. that's handled by the electric service provider. they don't have to make huge investments in creating more electricity. it's all done as a service. computing is now being offered for the first time, if you will, over the last few years as a service in the cloud. it means the consumers don't have to get bogged down with the complexity of computing. they don't have to make a huge capital investment. they just plug n run their applications. >> tell me about the world today. there's a concern that things are slowing, not just at oracle, but throughout business because of the global slowdown. that's what we saw in the latest earnings release that you reported. and there's a change in terms of data. data has changed. and you've got to keep up with this changing data coming from all sorts of mobile devices, et cete cetera. tell me about business right now around the world. what are you seeing? >> actually, our business is fairly good. i know in reported u.s. dollars, our revenue dropped slightly, a couple of percent. that's reall
CNBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
america energy independent so we can create those jobs. >> if you're bullish on coal, you're going to like this. take a look at how we performed today in the sector. arch coal up almost 8%. alpha natural up almost 7%. utility stocks also higher. wells fargo saying this is a sector that could do well under a romney administration. we have con ed up about 1%. on the flip side, hospital stocks didn't do so well. a romney win doesn't bode as well for obamacare, and hence big hospital stocks fell. you can see here one of the biggest losers in the session. it was a good start for mitt romney, but it is still early. there are two more presidential and one vice presidential debate to go as the campaign heads into the final month before the election. maria, back to you. >> all right, court. thanks so much. so what the rally today really in response to that positive showing by governor romney, or is there something else at work here? joining us right now to talk about it. good to see you all. thanks so much for joining us. michael, what do you think was behind today's moves? >> i think it was r
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
we've been looking at and have bought some stocks in are the energy area and the industrials area recently. >> were you going to just jump in? sorry about that. >> yeah, i was going to ask -- peter was talking about looking for a pullback. i think a lot of people are looking for the pullback. that's the tough part. if everyone is looking for the pullback, it may not come or when we want it. it could be put off for quite a ways. >> that's a good point. what about that? you don't want to fight the fed, right? >> yeah, i guess not, but i think the market is kind of at least at a stalemate with the fed here. if you look back to when qe 3 was announced, we're just about even, maybe a little bit higher. i think that, to me, is a big warning sign that, you know, how long is it going to be? what point does the market become qe resistant? we're testing that thesis right now. i'm looking at some of the other factors. i'm looking at insider selling right now which is about 11 times higher than insider buying during september. so somebody out there is getting scared. i think that's a lot of t
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
in to fix things. mike is back in a couple of minutes. two energy place he likes right now. who among you will be spending more this holiday season. i know my floor crew will be getting me a great presence. retail sales should rise about 4.1% this holiday season. that is actually slower growth in the past few years. a fox business exclusive with arthur martinez. former chairman and ceo of sears during the glory years has been 2000. he is in the chair. he is the chairman of hsn also. we will get what he really thinks about how sears is being run right now. stay tuned. ♪ ♪ liz: power mover of the hour is kraft food group. the ceo rang the opening bell at the nasdaq stock market. the spinoff of crap -- kraft food. and i'll move up about 2%. moving down about .5%. regaining the highs of what we have seen for the past month. a look at what else is moving the market, we can take a look at that dow jones industrials. microsoft up for pennies. this after being overtaken by google. not a bad day for google. let's go to standards that at the cme and nicole petallides at the new york s
FOX Business
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. the energy sector because we are always looking for positivity sparking green on the board today. happens to be the only sector in the s&p 500 that is moving hire. the only major sector. the sector's rally in alongside as high tensions in the middle east counter the imf growth cuts. and ignited by a visit from german chancellor angela merkel where she said the austerity package for greece will pay off. it is tough medicine. the greeks don't want to hear that. mostly greek money would be bailing out greece. they get a larger voice here and don't like her that much. things remain -- except for the lovely tear-gas bomb, a couple molotov cocktails but the police were there and you had communists and anarchists and occupy wall street. you never know. guess who showed up. our floor show trader. let's go to the stock exchange, cme group and nynex. is that worth a 78 point loss, restating what the growth targets for the entire world would be. >> if you are looking for an excuse for the market to pull back let's take a look at what is going on with the euro and spain in particular but the
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
were in the energy sector. take a look at natural gas prices jumping 5 president on the session. weather in the midwest, we're starting to see temperatures cool down, and heating demand is picking up, so matchal gas prices up 5%, hitting a ten-month high today. we're also seeing shrinking supply of some of those meat products, hogs, live cattle, these were some of the best performers today on the cme. by the way, the usda showing that wholesale pork prices rose more than 3% just last week. take note because that's when the consumer starts to see those higher prices. and your worst performers down here today, wheat and soybeans. you saw an active trading pit just a few minutes ago, five out of the last six sessions wheat prices we have seen go down. there's been rainfall in the mid and, guess what? it's time to be planting those winter wheat crops, and can it's pretty good conditions, so prices have been going down. those are your biggest movers on the cme, back to you. ashley: the hogs are up, what i like to hear. sandra, thank you so much. let's shake it up with the team breaki
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